History of the United States
by Charles A. Beard, Mary R. Beard
Publisher: The MacMillan Company 1921
Number of pages: 712
This is a high school textbook in American history. The authors tried to set forth the important aspects, problems, and movements of each period, bringing in the narrative by way of illustration. Emphasized are those historical topics which help to explain how our nation has come to be what it is today. Treated are the causes and results of wars, the problems of financing and sustaining armed forces, rather than military strategy. Special attention was given to the history of those current questions which must form the subject matter of sound instruction in citizenship. Full of illustrations, maps, portraits, paintings and photographs.
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by Stephen D. Peet - American Antiquarian Office
It is very interesting to get a view of a condition of things which once existed, but will never be seen again. It was a stage of society so unique and so purely aboriginal, that it would seem that every American citizen should know about it.
by Abraham Lincoln - The Abraham Lincoln Association
Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States, serving from 1861 until his assassination. This immense collection includes Lincoln's speeches, letters, and telegrams. It provides a vivid picture of history as lived day-to-day.
by Ona Griffin Jeffries - W. Funk
Since the beginning of our history as a nation, Americans have had a very special interest in both the informal and the official social life of our capital. This book is an intimate glimpse into the social and domestic aspects of the Presidential life.
by F.T. Miller, R.S. Lanier, J.V. Scaife - The Review of reviews co.
The Photographic History of the Civil War was first published in 1911 to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the great conflict. The thousands of photographs contained within are remarkable in their immediacy, spontaneity, and authenticity.